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Press Releases
April 8, 2016

Three gifts from area foundations total $650,000 and bring project to nearly 90% of total funding goal KANSAS CITY, MO. (April 8, 2016) — Three substantial gifts were recently awarded to Union Station’s Western Expansion Project, bringing the total... More

Press Releases
March 24, 2016

Rainen Family Foundation Grants $50,000 to Restore Piece of KC History KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 23, 2016) — The Michael J. Rainen Family Foundation recently awarded a $50,000 grant to Union Station Kansas City, Inc., which operates as a nonprofit... More

Press Releases
March 21, 2016

Move Makes Room for Union Station Western Expansion Roy Inman Photographs KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 21, 2016) — To make room for Union Station’s massive Western Expansion Project, the historic Kansas City Light Rail Public Service Car #551 was... More

March 3, 2016

Event will raise money for MLB Urban Youth Academy KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City has announced plans to celebrate Major League Baseball’s Opening Day with a “first pitch” relay from Union Station to Kauffman Stadium. “Relay the Way” will bring an... More

February 24, 2016

The Goppert Foundation of Kansas City is contributing $250,000 to an expansion and bridge project underway at Union Station. The gift brings the station closer to meeting its fundraising goal for the $7.5 million project, which is described as the... More

February 15, 2016

People wandering the grand halls of Kansas City’s Union Station the past few days have been looking upward toward the majestic ceilings. That’s because almost 100 feet above them, painting specialist Christian Carlson, with the Jackson Painting... More

February 11, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City's Union Station is getting a new coat of paint on its decorative ceiling this week. Union Station's managers say it's a priority to preserve the look of this 101-year-old train station and, once in a while, that... More

Press Releases
January 7, 2016

Parking and Guest Entrances Remain Fully Open As Construction Underway On Station Improvements KANSAS CITY, MO — Today, officials from Union Station shared construction updates as significant Western Expansion project kicks off. Several phases of... More

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December 23, 2015

KC Southern Holiday Express, Star Wars, Da Vinci – The Exhibition, Science City and more, together a huge hit with Kansas Citians for another record-breaking year at Union Station’s “Holidays Come Alive” KANSAS CITY, MO — Kansas City turned out in... More

Press Releases
November 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2015 CONTACTS: Michael Tritt, Union Station / 816-460-2278 / Krisit Widmar, Burns and McDonnell / 551-208-5922 /      MASON ELEMENTARY AND... More


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